Ah. the Sharks roster, chock full of the most unique, special, fragile snowflakes that ever graced a consistently good (regular season) team. And Mike Grier. I'll also grant an exception to defenseman Douglas "Crankshaft" Murray, crypto-Swede, inventor of the Ubertap, and capable of some of the most punishing checks
Sharks fans have ever seen. Too bad he's not faster, or he'd be more than just a 6-7 d-man.

Sharks fans have been spoiled recent years by spectacular individual performances by guys like Joe Thornton, Jonathan Cheechoo, Patrick Marleau, Milan Michalek, and Grier. As we mentioned in Part I, those feats didn't mean diddly in the playoffs, and so far this year the team has played even more inconsistently. Let's look at some of the key players, and what they need to do to help the team get over the team's mini-funk.

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